Financing a Guitar

Financing a New Acoustic Guitar

July 25, 2019 - by Taylor Guitars - Articles

Just like with other consumer goods, there is an array of financing programs available to help you purchase an acoustic guitar. Financing a guitar can be a great way to add value to your purchase, whether that means extending your…

Taylor 12 String Guitar

Seven 12-Strings That Fit Perfectly Under The Tree

December 8, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars

Looking to add some sparkle and shimmer to your guitar collection this holiday season? There’s no better way to expand your tonal horizons than exploring the sonic possibilities a 12-string acoustic guitar will add to your tonal palette. Taylor 12…

20 Acoustic Guitar Terms You Need To Know

December 7, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars - Articles

Talking about acoustic guitar tone can leave you feeling a bit foggy if you’re not familiar with the acoustic guitar terms most commonly used to describe it. That’s why we’ve compiled this quick, handy guide for some of the top terms…

Guitar Body Shape

An Introduction To Taylor Acoustic Guitar Body Shapes

November 22, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars

With so many great acoustic guitar choices out there, we thought we’d keep it simple. The Taylor line is made up of five distinctive guitar body shape and styles. Here is a quick reference guide to our shapes. A guitar’s body…

Define your Guitar Playing Profile

10 Questions To Help You Find Your Guitar Player Profile

November 21, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars - Articles

What’s Your Guitar Player Profile? It’s all about you. The guitar you choose should respond well to your playing style and other aesthetic preferences, both in terms of sound and looks. If you’re a beginner and haven’t defined your playing…

How To Find The Best Acoustic Guitar For You?

November 17, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars

Whether you’re looking to invest in your first acoustic guitar, add to your Taylor toolbox, or simply learn more about the Taylor Guitars line, we’re here to help. With a broad range of body shape and tonewood combinations available, an…

The Ultimate Help Guide For Buying An Acoustic Guitar

November 15, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars

Buying an acoustic guitar is exciting. It’s also no small task. Whether you’re a beginner, a seasoned player, or somewhere in between, the sheer array of choices can be overwhelming. Acoustics come in many different body shapes and tonewood pairings,…

A Guide To Taylor Acoustic Guitar Model Numbers

November 14, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars - Articles

If you’re new to the Taylor Guitars acoustic guitar line, you might need a little help decoding our model numbering system. We’ve got you covered. The Taylor acoustic guitar model numbers are organized by series, and each series is defined by particular…

Choosing an Acoustic Guitars

8 Tips for Trying Out and Choosing an Acoustic Guitar

November 11, 2016 - by Taylor Guitars - Articles

For some people, going to a music store can be intimidating. Whether it’s a vast selection of instruments, the cacophony of acoustic and electric guitars being played in a crowded store, or just a touch of I’m Not Worthy syndrome as…

Guitar Shopping Online

Online Guitar Shopping – 4 Things To Remember

November 18, 2015 - by Taylor Guitars

For most online guitar shopping isn't as comfortable as buying an acoustic guitar from a brick-and-mortar music store, which is often ideal for many customers for a simple reason: It lets them play, feel and compare actual models. That tangible playing…

New 800 Series Debuts To Rave Reviews From Media

February 6, 2014 - by Taylor Guitars

Following the launch of Taylor’s new 800 Series at the 2014 Winter NAMM Show, the accolades have begun pouring in from the likes of Premier Guitar, Guitar World and Acoustic Guitar magazines. In fact, the new 800 Series is an…

Rosewood Riches

August 12, 2013 - by Taylor Guitars

One of the reasons rosewood has amassed an iconic heritage in the acoustic guitar universe is that its broad frequency range and sparkling overtones yield a wonderfully complex voice. Coaxed into the shape of our full-figured Grand Orchestra body style…

Sneaky Shopping

October 29, 2012 - by Taylor Guitars

My story may not be unique, but it’s a good one. I got a phone call from my best friend. He said, “Please come with me to McCabe’s to help me pick out a guitar for a friend. He’s really…

Variations in Grain Patterns – Guitar Tops

October 3, 2012 - by Taylor Guitars

We are often asked during our factory tours—as well as online—about our guitar tops and variations in the grain patterns. At first glance, the tops appear to be identical on either side of the center line of the guitar. This…

Building a Taylor SolidBody

April 25, 2012 - by Taylor Guitars

We recently invited our friends at various magazines and blogs around the world to build their dream Taylor SolidBody. Using the online SolidBody Configurator, writers from London to Melbourne selected their pickups, colors, tailpieces and more. While the writers were…

Building a 916ce

April 13, 2012 - by Taylor Guitars

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The Baritone 8-String Wows

March 12, 2012 - by Taylor Guitars

Akustik Guitar chief editor Andreas Schulz recently had the chance to review the Baritone 8-String for the magazine and enjoyed it so much he decided to take it home with him. Not to keep forever, but to share the multi-dimensional…

The TaylorWare Gift Guide

November 21, 2011 - by Taylor Guitars

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for the Taylor fan in your life, don’t miss our TaylorWare Holiday Gift Guide*. We’ve put together some great gift ideas and deals through TaylorWare, our online store for Taylor apparel and accessories.…

A Burst Finish

August 10, 2011 - by Taylor Guitars

We recently went behind the scenes to observe how a burst finish is created here at Taylor, and believe us, it’s not robots doing the work. Here, Abel from our finish department sprays a SolidBody Standard double cut into a…

The GS Mini is Guitarist’s Choice

April 19, 2011 - by Taylor Guitars

When Guitarist magazine’s chief review editor Dave Burrluck finally got his hands on the GS Mini, it had already spent two weeks in limbo after being mis-routed to a storage warehouse in snow-laden London. Much to his surprise, when the…

Spotting SolidBodies

April 15, 2011 - by Taylor Guitars

We’re always trying new things at Taylor, from fresh guitar designs to breakthrough technologies to experiments with color. We recently discovered a new color for our SolidBody Classic called Blue Steel, a slightly pearlized, lusciously rich aqua which highlights the…

Classical Guitar Building

August 16, 2010 - by Taylor Guitars

This week was one to remember. I’d been looking forward to August 9 because I’d organized a guitar camp, of sorts. You might be thinking, “What? Bob held a guitar camp for his customers and he didn’t announce it so…
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